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Réamhaisnéis limistear na farraige

Forecast issued at: 17 July 2019 00:00, valid until: 18 July 2019 00:00

Small Craft Warning

South to southwest winds reaching force 6 or more today on Irish coasts from Mizen Head to Erris Head to Malin Head, extending to remaining coasts during Wednesday.

Issued at: Wednesday 17-07-2019 04:00

Gale Warning

Nil

Atlantic Swell

No heavy swell

Meteorological Situation at 2100

A complex low pressure system of 998hPa centred south of Iceland steers a moderate southwesterly airflow over Ireland. A showery trough clears the eastern half of Ireland. A cold front in the Atlantic will cross the country tonight and into tomorrow in a strengthening southwesterly airflow, veering westerly with the clearance.

Small Craft Warning: In effect

Swell No heavy swell: yes

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Malin Head to Howth Head to Roches Point and for the Irish Sea

Wind: South to southwest or variable force 3 or 4. Soon increasing south to southwest force 4 to 6 and further increasing force 5 or 6 later in the afternoon. Later veering west to northwest force 4 or 5.

Weather: Rain spreading from the Atlantic overnight and tomorrow followed by showers in the west later.

Visibility: Good becoming moderate or poor in rain.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Roches Point to Slyne Head to Malin Head

Wind: South to southwest force 4 to 6, imminently increasing force 5 to 7 and gusty. Soon veering west to northwest and moderating force 4 or 5 and gusty. Later backing west force 4 or 5.

Weather: Rain spreading from the Atlantic overnight and tomorrow followed by showers in the west later.

Visibility: Good becoming moderate or poor in rain.

Outlook for a further 24 hours until Friday 19 July 2019 00:00

Fresh or strong westerly winds along Atlantic seaboards, elsewhere moderate to fresh southwesterly. Rain in the east and Irish Sea clearing to occasional showers, some heavy.

Forecast issued at: 17 July 2019 00:00, valid until: 18 July 2019 00:00

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